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“Dig way down into your subject”: Emily Carr Film Screening

When:
October 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2019-10-21T18:00:00-07:00
2019-10-21T21:00:00-07:00
Where:
Maury Young Arts Centre
4335 Blackcomb Way
Cost:
$8 (Arts Whistler and Audain members rate: $5)
Contact:
Arts Whistler
6049358410

Emily Carr having a picnic with her dog Billie, Clara Russ, and possibly Edna Leary on Haida Gwaii. Courtesy of the Royal BC Museum and Archives, F-07756

Emily Carr Film Screenings:
“Dig way down into your subject”
(Emily Carr quote)

Two different evenings of Emily Carr films offered in October 2019 and again in January 2020 at the Maury Young Arts Centre.

Co-presented with Arts Whistler, this film series aims to give people an opportunity to learn more about Carr through the various films/documentaries that have been made about her.

Each screening will have an introduction from Dr. Curtis Collins, Director and Chief Curator of the Audain Art Museum, and a Q+ A session at the end.


Emily Carr Film Screening: October 21

  • Venue: Maury Young Arts Centre
    Cash bar and concession available in The Gallery. Alcoholic drinks are not allowed inside the theatre for this event.
  • Times:
    6:00pm – Doors & Bar open
    7:00pm – Welcome and introduction from Dr. Curtis Collins, Director and Chief Curator of the Audain Art Museum, followed by the films.
    8:00pm – Q and A session
  • Ages: All ages welcome
  • Tickets: $8 (Arts Whistler and Audain Art Museum members rate: $5)
    Show your film ticket at the Audain Art Museum and receive 10% off admission, valid through January 19, 2020.

Film #1:
Klee Wyck, Directed by Grant Crabtree
Filmed in 1946, this is the story of Emily Carr who found exciting subject matter in British Columbia’s Pacific Coast. See her canvases shown with the scenes where they were painted and the giant trees and First Nations villages, totems and carvings from which she got her inspiration. This film is number 5 in the Canadian Artists series. (Runtime: 15mins)

Film #2:
Bone Wind Fire, Directed by Jill Sharpe
Bone Wind and Fire is an intimate and evocative journey into the hearts, minds and eyes of Georgia O’Keeffe, Emily Carr and Frida Kahlo – three of the 20th century’s most remarkable artists. Using the women’s own words, taken from their letters and diaries, the film reveals three individual creative processes in all their subtle and fascinating variety. (Runtime: 30mins)

Buy tickets to October 21 Film Screening

Members, please call the front desk 604.935.8410 to purchase, or stop by our box office to receive a special rate of only $5


Emily Carr Film Screening: October 28

  • Venue: Maury Young Arts Centre
    Cash bar and concession available in The Gallery. Alcoholic drinks are not allowed inside the theatre for this event.
  • Times:
    6:00pm – Doors & Bar open
    7:00pm – Welcome and introduction from Dr. Curtis Collins, Director and Chief Curator of the Audain Art Museum, followed by the films.
    8:00pm – Q and A session
  • Ages: All ages welcome
  • Tickets: $8 (Arts Whistler and Audain Art Museum members rate: $5)
    Show your film ticket at the Audain Art Museum and receive 10% off admission, valid through January 19, 2020.

Film:
Winds Of Heaven: Emily Carr, Carvers & The Spirits Of The Forest- Directed by Michael Ostroff
Winds of Heaven is a ninety-minute filmic journey into the deep brooding mystery and inner beauty of Emily Carr’s paintings. A lyrical, luminescent and entertaining impression of the life of Carr and her connection to the First Nations people of the Northwest Coast of British Columbia. (Runtime: 90mins)

Buy tickets to October 28 Film Screening

Members, please call the front desk to purchase, or stop by our box office to receive a special rate of only $5


See the January Emily Carr Film Screenings: January 6 & 13, 2020


See all of the upcoming Emily Carr events: Emily Carr in Whistler

 

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